Part three: The Power of Joyful Learning:

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The highest-level executive thinking, making connections, and “aha” moments of insight and creative innovation are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of what Alfie Kohn calls exuberant discovery, where students of all ages retain that kindergarten enthusiasm of embracing each day with the joy of learning.
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With current research and data in the field of neuroscience, we see growing opportunities to coordinate the design of curriculum, instruction, and assessment in ways that will reflect these incredible discoveries.
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Joy and enthusiasm are absolutely essential for learning to happen — literally, scientifically, as a matter of fact and research. Shouldn’t it be our challenge and opportunity to design learning that embraces these ingredients.
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Incredible article about our optimum learning environment.
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Knowledge like this does not become wisdom until it is implemented.
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Print this article and take it to your kids teacher, principal and the newspaper.
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Have a discussion on your child’s education.
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